Anna Sysa-Jędrzejowska, Anna Wozniacka, Jolanta D. Torzecka, Bożena Dziankowska-Bartkowiak
Med Sci Monit 1999; 5(6): CS1202-1205
We presented a rare case where long term exposure towards vibration induced the Raynaud's phenomenon, followed by diffuse scleroderma (SSc). The rapid development of internal organ changes, particularly in the lungs was confirmed by CT. The presence of Scl-70 antibodies confirmed the unfavourable prognosis.
Keywords: scleroderma diffusa, Vibration